The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 66 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Contract jobs citing CMS 76 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.64% 1.32% 1.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.74% 7.81% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 12
Average daily rate
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£345 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £410 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 - £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 - £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.26% +12.50%
CMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
454 474 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.76% 16.95% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 233 144
Average daily rate £378 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £229 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.18 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £113.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 29 £325 -3.70% 8
Bracknell +3 3 £180 -52.00% 2
Slough -8 3 £238 -17.39% 2
Maidenhead +8 2 £310 -24.39% 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £243 -
Wokingham - - - -
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 47 (39.50%) HTML
2 46 (38.66%) .NET
3 45 (37.82%) JavaScript
3 45 (37.82%) C#
4 40 (33.61%) CSS
5 37 (31.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 37 (31.09%) Sitecore
6 34 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 32 (26.89%) jQuery
8 24 (20.17%) Drupal
8 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (19.33%) MVC
9 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
10 20 (16.81%) Marketing
11 17 (14.29%) HTML5
12 16 (13.45%) SEO
13 15 (12.61%) Content Management
13 15 (12.61%) Web Services
13 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (11.76%) CSS3
14 14 (11.76%) Analytics
14 14 (11.76%) PHP
15 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
16 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
16 12 (10.08%) Windows
16 12 (10.08%) CRM
16 12 (10.08%) Social Media
17 11 (9.24%) Digital Marketing
18 10 (8.40%) XML
18 10 (8.40%) Photoshop

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (31.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 24 (20.17%) Drupal
3 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.56%) WordPress
4 6 (5.04%) Sitefinity
5 5 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.36%) Umbraco
6 4 (3.36%) Confluence
7 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.68%) IIS
8 2 (1.68%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.84%) Kentico
9 1 (0.84%) Liferay
9 1 (0.84%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.84%) Apache
9 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.36%) MS Office
5 1 (0.84%) InDesign
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.84%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) DNS
1 1 (0.84%) Intranet
1 1 (0.84%) Internet
1 1 (0.84%) 3G
1 1 (0.84%) 2G
1 1 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) MySQL
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Dreamweaver
1 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.36%) JIRA
4 3 (2.52%) Grunt
5 2 (1.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.84%) Firebug
6 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
General
1 20 (16.81%) Marketing
2 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.04%) Publishing
3 6 (5.04%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Italian Language
4 4 (3.36%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.52%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (2.52%) Games
5 3 (2.52%) Finance
6 2 (1.68%) Military
6 2 (1.68%) Czech Language
6 2 (1.68%) French Language
6 2 (1.68%) German Language
6 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.84%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.84%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (52.10%) Developer
2 19 (15.97%) Sitecore Developer
3 15 (12.61%) .NET Developer
4 13 (10.92%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.40%) Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Digital Project Manager
6 9 (7.56%) Service Desk Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.36%) CMS Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Consultant
11 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.36%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.52%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (39.50%) HTML
2 46 (38.66%) .NET
3 40 (33.61%) CSS
4 34 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 32 (26.89%) jQuery
6 17 (14.29%) HTML5
7 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (12.61%) Web Services
8 14 (11.76%) CSS3
9 10 (8.40%) XML
10 8 (6.72%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.04%) WF
11 6 (5.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (5.04%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (3.36%) WPF
12 4 (3.36%) J2EE
13 3 (2.52%) SOAP
13 3 (2.52%) Sass
14 2 (1.68%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Social Media
2 9 (7.56%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 6 (5.04%) User Experience
5 5 (4.20%) Blog
5 5 (4.20%) E-Learning
5 5 (4.20%) Open Source
6 3 (2.52%) FMCG
7 2 (1.68%) W3C
7 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.68%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) SCORM
8 1 (0.84%) VLE
8 1 (0.84%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.84%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.84%) New Media
8 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.84%) Debian
2 1 (0.84%) Android
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.33%) MVC
3 16 (13.45%) SEO
4 15 (12.61%) Content Management
5 14 (11.76%) Analytics
6 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.08%) CRM
8 11 (9.24%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (7.56%) Web Development
9 9 (7.56%) ITIL
10 8 (6.72%) Kanban
10 8 (6.72%) eTOM
11 7 (5.88%) Project Management
11 7 (5.88%) Service Management
11 7 (5.88%) TDD
12 6 (5.04%) OO
12 6 (5.04%) Software Architecture
13 5 (4.20%) Incident Management
13 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.82%) JavaScript
1 45 (37.82%) C#
2 14 (11.76%) PHP
3 9 (7.56%) SQL
4 4 (3.36%) Java
4 4 (3.36%) Python
5 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.84%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) VCP4
4 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (31.09%) Sitecore
2 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.40%) Adobe
4 4 (3.36%) Telerik
5 3 (2.52%) Google
6 2 (1.68%) Huawei
6 2 (1.68%) Zend
6 2 (1.68%) Open Text
6 2 (1.68%) RedDot
7 1 (0.84%) Capita
7 1 (0.84%) Lotus
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.84%) Remedy
7 1 (0.84%) ATG
7 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.84%) Ektron
7 1 (0.84%) hybris
7 1 (0.84%) Facebook
7 1 (0.84%) Twitter
7 1 (0.84%) SendGrid
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 12 days ago
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Posted: 24 days ago